Here's something new - walnut shell embossing, using my own technique. If you read my previous post, Walnut Shell Emoticons for Christmas Cheer , you already know a little bit about it. That was my first experiment with embossing on a walnut shell. This time, I have tried to explore further possibilities and the results are... Continue Reading →
Here come walnut shell emoticons to add to the Christmas cheer! The Christmas trees are all up and ready, but small last minute additions are always welcome, aren't they? So what do you think of these? If you are wondering how to stick them to the tree, well, these two were made with two halves... Continue Reading →
Guess who paid me an early visit? None other than St Nick! If you want to have Santa Claus in your home next weekend here's what you have to do: First shell a few nuts, more specifically, walnut and pistachio. (You can always buy nuts with shells from Amazon, and if you click this link... Continue Reading →
Here comes a cute little walnut shell flower basket - extremely easy to make. Lovely decoration for your Christmas tree or that little hook on your wall. Materials used in making the walnut shell flower basket: Any twine (I used jute twine) Half a walnut shell glue straw or wire for the handle Flowers (I... Continue Reading →
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Now that we are officially in the business of scaring people (see Halloween monsters and Snowman), let us make a tiger with nut shells.
Halloween is round the corner. Time to carve pumpkins. But we nuttycrafters have nut shells, not pumpkins. Can we make Halloween creatures out of nut shells? Let's see. Trick or treat? Let's take the treat first and eat up our nut kernels. Next, let's do a trick and convert the nutshell into a pumpkin. All... Continue Reading →
Today we'll see how to make a peacock with nut shells. But why peacock? It's the time of the Durga Pooja - where I come from, that's the biggest festival of the year. The Goddess Durga, the daughter of the mountains, has come to visit her paternal home on earth. She is accompanied by her... Continue Reading →